Dan Glickman

Distinguished Fellow, Global Food and Agriculture Program


Areas of expertise: Global Food & Agriculture

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Dan Glickman is a distinguished fellow of global food and agriculture at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. For nine years, he cochaired the Council's Global Food and Agriculture Program.

Glickman is vice president of The Aspen Institute and executive director of The Aspen Institute Congressional Program, which was established in 1983. Glickman also serves as a senior fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center where he is cochair of its Democracy Project. Prior to joining The Aspen Institute, Glickman served as US Secretary of Agriculture in the Clinton Administration. He also represented the 4th Congressional district of Kansas for 18 years in the US House of Representatives, where he was very involved in federal farm policy of the House Agriculture Committee and also served on the House Judiciary Committee as a chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. In addition he is the former chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. and former director of the Institute of Politics at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Glickman has served as president of the Wichita, Kansas School Board; was a partner in the law firm of Sargent, Klenda, and Glickman; and worked as a trial attorney at the US Securities and Exchange Commission. He received his BA in history from the University of Michigan and his JD from the George Washington University. He is a member of the Kansas and District of Columbia Bars.

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